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Oct 29, 2012 9:30pm PDT
. is ada accessible. public transit is plentiful. we have conquered the steps, we have watched the dogs, and we have enjoyed a beautiful view. this is a place to take someone special on a romantic stroll and enjoyed a beautiful look out. welcome to corona heights located in the heart of this district. it offers a view of the downtown skyline, the bay bridge, and the east bay. it is one of the best kept secrets in the city. it is hardly ever crowded. on any given day, you will run into a few locals. , bought a 37 bus to get there without any parking worries. for legged friends can run freely. there is also a patch of grass for the small box. >> it is a great place. it is a wonderful place to have these kinds of parks. that dog owners appreciate it. >> take time to notice of the wildfires that are on the grassland and keep your head out on the lookout for hawks and other bird life. be sure to take your camera and be prepared to take a view of the city will not forget. it has a beautiful red rock formations. you could watch the sunrise over the bay. this is another one of our great lookout
Oct 4, 2012 11:30am PDT
this, workers in tokyo rely on the intricate and efficient web of public transit train routes. it's half past 4:00 in the morning at tokyo's otemachi subway station. this is an unlikely place to be riding a bicycle, but for station employees, it's a matter of crse. otemachi is the largest subway station in tokyo. five different subway lines go through this station and there are 38 separate exits. the first chore each morning is to open all of the outside shutters. since it would take too long to walk to each one, employees use bicycles get around in time. tokyo train stations, otemachi and ginza, are at the core of tokyo. there is a dramatic difference between the daytime and nighttime population in this area. according to the 2000 census, over one million people work here, but only 40,000 people live here. that means for every 26 people here during the day, only one is here during the evening, and those other 25 are commuting in on public transit. in tokyo, the government and private industry have worked very, very hard to develop a very efficient rail transportation system. and
Oct 2, 2012 5:30am PDT
-making was number one, walking and bicycling, a close second, economic vitality, public transit, civic, connection to neighborhoods and service and taxi access. so this tells us people are thinking about what kind of place market street is as first and foremost in their mind. through the development of our existing conditions and best practices report, we identified six key design drivers. those are improving mobility, enhancement of the public realm experience, spotlighting the unique identity, enhancing access for all, reduction of conflict and friction, and integration of actions really the form of the street, and how it functions, integrating thes twthes -- those two things. the division for market street, and this is a concept vision sketch here, is really a new synergy and that contemplates the idea that transportation and place making really have an opportunity to synergize and become to support one another in a seasons. so this image particularly shows the edge of un plaza where we have multiple transit lines running. it's a concept showing a cycle track and street light zone and capitaliz
Oct 31, 2012 6:00am PDT
public transit because they will have streets blocked. >> i can tell you what a difference an hour makes. there's still people honking and hollering at each other because the traffic is picking up. it is already difficult because the bear case that are out. there are streets thenormally make that t security guards are making sure that you are not crossing areas such you should not cross. i am at the beginning of mission and stored in nicosia flatbed truck here. this is where the flows will start together.ats will start togethe while they make their routes to the civic center that will be showered with love. >> why was it important for you to be here this morning? >> because we are champs and a bust their butts for us all year. they are our eyes. i woke up at to 30 a.m. this morning and i got here around 4:30 a.m.. a good chunk of me is same that but i know it will be worth it. >> what time did you get here? tice about 430 but i am up righ>> i arrived about 4:0 a.m.. i asked someone to work for me today. i called then monday and i checked to see if i had someone to work for me. >> i am pr
Oct 21, 2012 2:30pm PDT
in the area of public transit, thank tos you, mr. mayor, the urban furniture that you showed us in paris now exists throughout san francisco, whether it be the bus stops, public toilets or the french kiosks used to distribute newspapers or other products. thanks to our relationship, we saw for the first time a successful bike share program and i still have my cart delebre that you gave each of us on our visit to paris. [laughter]. >> and i remember fondly sort of, my first [inaudible] that day in suit and tie with mayor newsom in pouring rain in paris in front of city hall. like you in san francisco, reduction of pollutants and greenhouse gases is a priority. you've seen how bicycle lanes throughout san francisco, even on our famous hills and after too long a delay, we ant pate launching our bike share program in 2013. our two cities have been in the the fields of high-tech and digital media. digital sister cities. on your last visit in 2006 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of our partnership, we signed an accord being digital sister cities. this accord has facilitated numero
Oct 24, 2012 12:00pm PDT
is 100 reasons for me to want to take public transit. we just drove by a parking garage near the stadium. they are also already posting parking for $80. we saw some also started at $20 but those owners told me that will drastically change in the next couple of hours. one parking attendant said normally the garages in the area cater to about 55,000 people. now they anticipate twice as many. why do you think prices bet that high? >> people like the giants. we want the world series and this here but should be [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: now behind at&t park the lots are also expected to fill up early this morning. they were only letting in people who prepaid but those attendants said close to game time they will open up what they have left to the public. city leaders were working overtime to be sure there was enough public transit. it might be the best bet. cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> if you are looking for gear, photo gallery and world series food guide, go to giants >>> hayward police have surrounded a neighborhood in search for suspects who took off after a high-speed c
Oct 30, 2012 12:00pm PDT
up civic center plaza for the big day and public transit groups have been working to make sure you can get here. >> we have all hands on deck. we're not holding anything back. we'll have every train available from 4 a.m. to the end of service. >> reporter: the praise rout will start at the foot of market street near the ferry building going to city hall. bart ridership during this parade two years ago set an all- time record. if this year is anything like last, bart says it's expecting more than 100,000 more riders than normal. >> the easiest thing someone can do to make their lives easier is purchase a roundtrip ticket today. either that or fill up your clipper card today from home. >> reporter: they aren't the only transit group prepping. caltrain, golden gate transit and muni will be adding extra services, as well. >> rush hour service throughout the day to allow passengers and parade-goers to get to the parade and back to their destinations. >> reporter: across the board, all groups agree, along with giants pride, patience will be essential tomorrow. >> leave your car at home.
Oct 31, 2012 7:00am PDT
public transit is what the city leaders are stating because it would just be a crush of people today. kron 4 as will tran is near market street. >> this is because we are pros at this and we learned a lot and that is why they are ready to go. i am at mission street and stored street. these are the cable cars and they will probably hot on these like they did two years ago. it is so busy right now that this place is under lockdown. forget about going down certain streets. they told her no way that she would have to find somewhere else to park. we're at the beginning and we do expect that to the floats will start to come this way. >> one block over is market street and we are just a few hours away and you can see how busy is. there are barricades' everywhere on either side or either side. people got here early as 2:00 this morning and let's walk over agassi. . >> it means that you will be here about six hours before the parade starts. why did you come so early? >> i just wanted to be here to support them. >> r.i. became smashed between people last time and i just wanted to make sure tha
Oct 22, 2012 8:30am PDT
worked in public transit and worked in the school district government. so i hopefully you kindly consider my appointment to seats 1, 2, 3 or 4. >> thank you, mr. walker. is there any other public comment on this item? seeing none, public comment is now closed. [ gavel ] and again i know that supervisor farrell was not here at our last committee hearing. we did hear from mr. daniel weaver, miss veronica garcia, mr. henry kevane and mr. william walker who just spoke again just now. so thank you to the other applicants who are here again today. supervisor campos. >> thank you, madame chair. and thank you to all of the applicants who have come out. and for your interest in serving the city and county of for instance. it's always hard when you have more applicants that you have seats. i think any one of these applicants would do a great job in this position. so it's unfortunate that we only have six seats for nine applicants. so my hope is that whatever happens if for some reason you are not celebritied or appointed that you will continue to be engaged. people's schedules change, a
Oct 22, 2012 9:00pm PDT
. for public transit, i take the n train. the lad the ad -- lake is ada accessible. watch many ducks, swans, and siegel's. -- seagulls. it is a great place to stroll and sail away. many couples come here to take a ride around a lake, going under the bridges, passing the chinese pavilion and the waterfall. for a quiet getaway, making for a memorable and magical experience. located on 19th avenue, this growth is the place to where you're hiking boots, bring the family and the dog because it has so much to offer you and your loved ones. it is a truly hidden gem in the city. the park is rich with eucalyptus trees. long paths allow you to meander, perfect for a dog walking in a wooded environment. >> i enjoy the history. the diversity of nature that exists in such an urban city, concrete streets, cars, we have this oasis of the natural environment. it reminds us of what the history was. >> there is a section for dogs and plenty of parking. transit is available on the 28 bus to get you very easily. the part is ada -- park is ada accessible. it is also a natural lake. this is your chance to strol
Oct 19, 2012 6:00pm PDT
on vacation -- thanks so much, julie. >>> thousands of riders hop on every day. but it's not public transit. >> could it be changing the very landscape of what san francisco is? >> how an art project gave birth to the bus route to silicon valley. >>> good evening to you, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in i'm meteorologist paul deanno. find out why that's going to mess up one of your morning commutes sooner than later. find out when the rain is arriving coming up. >>> i'm dennis o'donnell live in st. louis. you know, the rodeo is coming to san francisco this weekend and who knows, baseball might be coming back, as well. an update live from busch stadium coming up. ,, thirty-eight. schools. trouble, we all should help out. under thirty-eight they do. more a year. bucks. money for schools. every school dollar must be... spent on student learning. student wins. rachel and sam have a house. now they want a home. a home where everything feels like it's designed just for them. where the styles they love fit into the wallet they have. big or small they want furniture that makes life better. tha
Oct 7, 2012 10:00pm PDT
for public transit. 319484 road yesterday. the old record was under 288,000. the average for saturday's this year, 202,000. >> that means more money for us to invest in a new system. >> reporter: speaking of money this,'s another reason to stay out of the car >> for the price of the gas >> reporter: also hitting new record highs this weekend, what better way to takecal train? others traded traffic for a boat. >> rerelaxed on a ferryboat. >> reporter: those who chose to drive to the city paid for parking and prices were jacked up for the weekend. >> we walking. >> reporter: this couple paid the paper. near the ballpark we found parking up to $80. for hundreds of thousands, not parking was the easiest way to go. >> checking headlines. san francisco new catholic arch bishop received a warm welcome today. this was his first visit since taking office. there was a multilingual mass. >>> the 24 hour long occupy san jose rally is going strong. they have been camped out at city hall and is the fir
Oct 7, 2012 11:00pm PDT
television station, yes, heard them all. >> channel 5. >> reporter: hundreds of thousands opted for public transit, bart chattered its record, 319,484 people road bart yesterday. the old record was under 288,000 set in 2007. the average for saturdays this year, 202,000. >> more money for us to reinvest, new train cars. repairing. >> reporter: money is another reason to stay out of the car. >> the price of the gas. >> also hitting new highs in california, what better time to take cal train. others traded traffic for a boat. >> we said go on the water and have a great time. >> reporter: those who did drive paid a premium for parking. many jacked up their prices for the weekend. [ laughter ] >> 30 bucks. >> reporter: are you glad you didn't drive? >> we are walking. >> reporter: pay paid. >> worth it. >> reporter: we found parking 80 bucks. paying for convenience. for hundreds of thousands not parking was the easiest way to go. anne makovec, cbs 5. [ singing ] >>> san francisco's new archbishop received a warm welcome today. his first official visit since taking office. the fiesta was followe
Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm PDT
park on sunday as well. your best bet getting around the city is leave your car at home! take public transit. there will be additional buses and ferries and trains and union lines and bart, and taxis. and if you want to go green, the san francisco bike coalition says there will be special bike routes and free, secure bike parking at many of these events. i'm not done. we have to jump to the south bay. stanford's football team hosts arizona on saturday. then the material girl herself, madon ashe'll be in con -- madonna, she'll be in concert saturday and sunday. and how about justin bi.e. b bieber? and there's the possibility of a's playoffs games at the coliseum this weekend. >>> and the blue angels have arrived in the bay area area. they landed at sfo. this evening. away the blue angels thundered >> reporter: they landed one by one. the team had just finished flying from hawaii, and there are reports that refueling problems kept the entire team vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding.
Oct 24, 2012 12:00pm PDT
boys on hate street and sending them to public school on public transit. i know we have good schools, but i also know the fear of trying to figure out education, health insurance, transportation, and affordable housing, with kids this is a struggle. we face it in the familis in san francisco. i have a concrete investment in the quality of life in san francisco from reliable muni to save schools and streets. i am truly walking the walk in this race, my values come from my life experience, they are not plat taouds that i have chose ento get votes. i am in politics because i see a need for a neighborhood voice. residents and merchants we have great ideas that should be supported by the supervisor. i'm running a grass roots campaign hiring women, youth and lgbt to be staff, walking and knocking all over this district. i want a safe and thriving district and i want to be a strong voice for you at city hall. i'm endorsed by the san francisco bay guardians, the san francisco examiner, the dog patch. the democratic club and the executive association and please vote for thea selby for distric
Oct 21, 2012 2:30am PDT
of events this week where i'm going to ask the public to take public transit to honor our commitment to the city just as we are doing here on the uss macon. the fleet week celebration of our city of course will celebrate the blue angels and the parade of ships but i think the public will appreciate even more how ready we are and the practice we are doing. thank you very much. again, i salute the men and women in uniform that are here to help us, that are here to practice what we preach and again also to all the different agencies that are working together with us. thank you very much for being here, happy fleet week. . >> when people ask me about our mayor, i tell them, he gets it. you can see that from his remarks just now. he knows what this is about. and a lot of other people get it, too, and i want to tell you after fleet week the senior leaders seminar last year, the word got around. and in november there was a massive earthquake in have an, turkey, and the city of san francisco and the san francisco fleet week
Oct 22, 2012 11:30am PDT
at the grassroots level and bottom-up, but there are also things that are done the need to be shared such as public transit that cannot be done bottom-up and have to be done top down. i wonder is there a way a sharing economy can create those projects, or do we have to rely on residual benefits of bottom- up activity like reducing car use? >> the question is -- there are a lot of grassroots bottom-up activity, sharing resources, but there are also opportunities to take macro approaches like public transportation, for instance, and how we can get some of those opportunities going. >> i will take this. i think that is a really good question. i think there is a role both bottom-up and top down, and i think it is a conversation we're going to have in the working group to get these ideas that are coming from our community and from leaders in the space. there are so many ideas we may not be hearing. we are inviting all of you with some of these great ideas. i think it is the first set. obviously, it will not be easy to make some of these changes, but being part of the dialogue is very important. >> i wou
Oct 6, 2012 5:30pm PDT
traffic gridlock was predicted. people were encouraged to take public transit what does it look like now? gianna franco joins us from the traffic center. >> reporter: people used mass transit as an alternate. we'll show you live pictures right now from chopper 5 which is overhead along near atlantic salmon there and you can see this is where we are going to see most of the traffic conditions as folks head out to the ballpark to cheer on the giants this evening. so you can see embarcadero maybe extra volume but overall not too bad. on the bay bridge this is what it's been like most of the day. not a lot of cars on the road, which is good news for people heading out into san francisco or leaving the city and again, that's where you might see a lot of the traffic. on the maps, to give you an overview of what's happening now on the roads, first of all, if you are planning on working your way into san francisco, again, 280 extension where you will see hot spots, giants versus reds, first pitch at 6:37 so folks are already heading there. embarcadero delay
Oct 19, 2012 5:00pm PDT
on corporate buses. cbs 5's mike sugerman reports. >>> reporter: mass transit isn't always public transit. every day hundreds of huge bus transport a mass of people from san francisco to the silicon valley. workplaces like google, yahoo and the like. but they certainly aren't public. >> companies themselves are a little cagey about where those routes are. it can be a contentious issue. >> reporter: eric sees these big buses all over the city and like the rest of us knew nothing about them except that they seemed rather plush and efficient, very much unlike public transit. >> it's a kind of hiding in plain sight situation where, you know, the buses are two stories high and 80 feet long so it's not hard to find them. >> reporter: eric runs a design firm, stay men. and it was commissioned to create a piece of art for a san jose arts nonprofit celebrating 50 years of silicon valley. and so the silicon valley bus map was born. >> so we took a cue from harry beck's london 2 map and the new york city subway map is similar and simplified the routes and turned it into something that was able to re
Oct 31, 2012 4:30am PDT
. now, since that big win, also public transit has been busy trying to make sure you can actually get to the parade. all bay area transit has been ready for the big crowds expected today. and bart tells us that ridership during this parade two years ago set an all-time record. if this year is anything like the last parade, bart says they are expecting more than 100,000 more riders on bart today. >> we have all hands on deck. we're not holding anything back. we are going to have every, single train that's available starting at 4 a.m. and running to the end of service. >> now, the world series win is the second for san francisco in the past three seasons. today's parade is expected to flood downtown with at least a million people celebrating the giants win. here's a look at the parade route for you. it's going to start at the foot of market street and go straight towards city hall. we are told this is slightly different from the one two years ago. as you can see that major stretch of traffic, that's going to be closed. so mass transit is your best bet to get there. bart plans to expand
Oct 10, 2012 11:30pm PDT
to be on or near a public transit for public access, it needed to have appropriate zoning such as m-1 or m2, and it needed to have an existing structure in good condition of about 200 thousand square feet for towing and storing of towed cars as well as for other uses and an appropriate neighborhood that would accept car towed movement and storage, as well as acceptable environmental conditions to avoid significant remediation, time and cost. so, looking out there in the real world and the properties that we've looked at, there are some properties where owners don't want to sell or are reluctant to sell and it could take an imminent main process which would be very time consuming and costly, one example is a 12 to 13 acre property owned by the goodman family, they've verbally said, they might be interested in the 45 million dollar range for the land and that's quite expensive, in addition, we would need to build the warehouses, demolish the current warehouses xh have businesses, small businesses in them and then build new, so the whole project cost for that could be in the 75 million dollar
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